FAI International Drones Conference and Expo

Lausanne, Switzerland,

31 Aug
02 Sep 2018

The FAI International Drones Conference and Expo is a unique event that combines an absorbing conference, a fascinating expo and a world-class, drone-racing contest.

Attracting expert speakers from around the world, it offers a platform for organisations, businesses and individuals to connect around three main themes: Sports, Safety and Innovation.

The 2018 edition took place in Lausanne, Switzerland from 31 August to 2 September as part of the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) Drone Days event.

As in 2017, it was held at the 20,000m2 EPFL Rolex Learning Center, a learning laboratory, library and international cultural centre. 

From the evolution of drone sports, to cutting-edge technology, and safety issues, for an overview over the most recent developments in the world of drones, attendance was a must.

At this year’s event, visitors were able to:

  • Listen to fascinating presentations on the themes of Sports, Safety and Innovation, made by expert speakers from around the world
  • Learn about pioneering technologies and discover how drones are already changing our view on the world
  • Connect with drone enthusiasts from a variety of countries and backgrounds
  • Take part in stimulating sessions on a range of drone-related topics
  • Marvel at the incredible exhibits in the Expo, which combined temporary exhibits linked to the conference with the EPFL’s robotics-focused showcase.


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